THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Senate Rejects Obama’s Labor Board Nominee

Craig Becker, a former union lawyer who President Obama nominated for a seat on the National Labor Relations Board, did not get the 60 votes needed to break a Republican-led filibuster.

 The Senate blocked President Obama’s nominee for the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, as Democrats fell short of the 60 votes needed to break a Republican-led filibuster.

Two Democrats, Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas and Ben Nelson of Nebraska, broke with their party to vote against Craig Becker in the key procedural vote, which failed 52-33

Read more: FOX News

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February 9, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

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